Rates ticking higher as government shutdown looms

No deal on the government shutdown so far today, but Republicans still working on it.

Robotic closet will fold your clothes

Seven Dreamers recently launched Laundroid. It's hoping that someday soon, folding laundry will be a thing of the past.

Jobless claims drop to 45-year low

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims came in at 220K vs est of 250K. It was the lowest (best) reading in...

Real estate remains strong in the face of uncertainty

Weekly MBA mortgage applications were better last week, +4.1% overall, purchase apps +3.0% and refinances up 4.0% even with mortgage rates climbing

Mortgage applications increase despite higher rates

Weekly mortgage applications increased by 4.1%. Refinance applications were up 4.0%, and purchase applications were up 3.0%.